Local NAIDOC Events Calendar

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Saturday, July 9, 2016 -
12:30 to 15:00
Location: Perth, WA
Event Venue: Weld Square (cnr Beaufort and Newcastle Streets, Northbridge)

The City of Vincent will be celebrating NAIDOC Week with a public event on 9 July at Weld Square. The event will be a celebration of local history and will include a Welcome to Country, song and dance performances, catering by Kuditj Café and will tie in with the unveiling of a new public artwork for the City of Vincent by a local Indigenous artist Sandra Hill and local non-indigenous artist Jenny Dawson, that commemorates and will include personal stories about the Coolbaroo League and the important historical community function of the club.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 -
18:00 to 22:00
Location: Boulia, QLD
Event Venue: Boulia Shire Hall

A dinner with awards given for Junior and Senior sportsperson, Junior and Senior community member and free gift baskets for all indigenous elders over 55 years of age.

Friday, July 1, 2016 -
06:00 to 12:00
Location: Frankston , VIC
Event Venue: Frankston Arts Centre Davey Street Frankston

This is the annual Frankston and Mornington Penninsula NAIDOC formal celebration to kick off NAIDOC week, proudly hosted in 2016 by NAIRM MARR DJAMBANA INC the local Frankston Aboriginal Gathering Place - Join us for a magnificent 2 course dinner whilst being entertained by local Aboriginal Artists through cultural music, song and dance. After dinner its time to get up and dance the rest of the night away on the fabulous LED dance floor with our DJ to the enormous variety of music.
A time to celabrate our local cultural pride, community spirit and individual resilience......

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 -
13:45 to 20:45
Location: Albury, NSW
Event Venue: Wonga Wetlands - Riverina Highway Splitters Creek

Connection to country through cultural workshops, kids activities, bush tucker, headline act Kutcha Edwards

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -
10:00 to 15:00
Location: Beechboro, Perth, WA
Event Venue: Meerilinga Family & Children's Centre - 106 Amazon Drive Beechboro

Family fun day- gathering with our Kadadijiny Playgroup and community members to share stories, song and food together.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 -
18:30 to 22:00
Location: Mackay, QLD
Event Venue: 500 Pavilion, Mackay Showgrounds, Milton Street, Mackay Q 4740

Trivia Night. 8 sets of 8 questions - 3 or 4 questions in each set are about Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander matters, people, culture etc. The idea is to share information with the wider community. Each of the special questions are answered with a good explanation. Cultural food tasting as well. Tables of six. All tickets sold in advance. No sales on the day.

Monday, July 4, 2016 -
11:00 to 13:00
Location: Gosnells, WA
Event Venue: City of Gosnells Civic Centre, 2120 Albany Hwy Gosnells

Join us for a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures at the City’s annual Flag Raising Ceremony.

This free event will include cultural performances, traditional and non-traditional food, live music and official raising of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Australian flags.

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 15:00 to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 17:30
Location: Maddington, WA
Event Venue: Maddington Central Shopping Centre, Cnr Burslem Drive & Attfield Street Maddington.

View artworks by some of the area’s finest established and emerging Aboriginal artists as part of the City’s celebration of NAIDOC Week 2016.

The exhibition and sales desk will be open daily to the public from Monday 4 July to Sunday 10 July at Maddington Central Shopping Centre during centre opening hours.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00
Location: Maddington, WA
Event Venue: Maddington Central Shopping Centre, Cnr Burslem Drive & Attfield Street Maddington.

Aimed at children aged 4-12, the Aboriginal culture kids zone will see little ones celebrating the culture of Aboriginal Australia through arts and crafts.

No bookings are required, simply drop-in at Maddington Central Shopping Centre on Thursday 7 July between 10am- 4pm.

Parental supervision is required.

Monday, July 4, 2016 -
18:00 to 23:00
Location: Darwin, NT
Event Venue: Darwin Entertainment Centre (Doubletree Hilton, Esplanade, Darwin City)

A smorgasboard of beautiful NT Aboriginal Fashions (mens wear and womens wear) and apparel (eg shoes, clutch bags, ties, hankerchiefs, etc) on show and for sale on the night ... remember Darwin NT is the place to be for 2016 National NAIDOC celebrations.